Column: The Vault of Secrets: The Vampire’s Coffin (1958)


By Orrin Grey


The Vampire’s Coffin (1958). Directed by: Fernando Mendez. Starring: Abel Salazar, Ariadna Welter, German Robles.


Welcome back to the Vault of Secrets, where we’ll be unearthing another classic (or not-so-classic) vintage horror film for your delectation. A great many Mexican horror films of the fifties all feel sort of like they were made by someone who was trying to recreate the Universal monster movies from memory, which is probably kind of what they were. As such, they …

Paula R. StilesColumn: The Vault of Secrets: The Vampire’s Coffin (1958)

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 03/21/16


Check out our latest anthology She Walks in Shadows, the first all-woman collection of Lovecraftian Mythos fiction. Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news …

Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 03/21/16

Gods and Monsters: “Supernatural” Jaxcon 2016


By Paula R. Stiles


About a year and a half ago, my brother Mike told me that there was going to be a Supernatural convention in Jacksonville and did I want to go? My brother lived about an hour south of the city, so it would be somewhat cheaper than it ordinarily would. At first, I hesitated because I had been to a previous Creation con in the late 90s and had a bad time. It had been a Star

Paula R. StilesGods and Monsters: “Supernatural” Jaxcon 2016

Column: Gods and Monsters: Review: Psycho (1960)


Psycho (1960). Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: Janet Leigh, Anthony Perkins, Martin Balsam, Vera Miles, John Gavin.


Many spoilers ahoy


We all go a little mad, sometimes ….


My mom once told me that she went to see Psycho twice when it first came out. She hadn’t intended to do this, but after she had seen it the first time, a friend wanted to see it and didn’t have anyone else to go with. So, she had to go see it …

Paula R. StilesColumn: Gods and Monsters: Review: Psycho (1960)

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 10/19/15


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about Doctor Who, sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here

Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 10/19/15

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 09/07/15: The Labor Day Edition


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about Doctor Who, sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here

Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 09/07/15: The Labor Day Edition

Gods and Monsters: Review: Grave Halloween (2013)


By Paula R. Stiles


Grave Halloween (2013). Director: Steven R. Monroe. Cast: Kaitlyn Leeb, Cassi Thomson, Graham Wardle. Country: Canada.


A young woman and a group of friends, who are doing a documentary, visit a forest in Japan (This is a real place called Aokigahara Forest, AKA the Sea of Trees or Suicide Forest, at the foot of Mount Fuji) where people go to commit suicide for reasons that remain not very clear, not least because they never …

Paula R. StilesGods and Monsters: Review: Grave Halloween (2013)

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 07/20/15


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about Doctor Who, sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here

Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 07/20/15

Gods and Monsters: Review: Il deserto rosso (Red Desert) (1964)


By Paula R. Stiles


Il deserto rosso (Red Desert) (1964). Director: Michelangelo Antonioni. Cast: Monica Vitti, Richard Harris and Carlo Chionetti. Country: Italy.


A mentally fragile woman named Giuliana (Monica Vitti) tries to hold onto her marriage and her son in the middle of a polluted industrial port. Giuliana has been very depressed since a car accident sometime before and goes through what appears to be a cycle of nervous breakdowns, including a past hospitalization. All of her attempts to …

Paula R. StilesGods and Monsters: Review: Il deserto rosso (Red Desert) (1964)

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/29/2015

 


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here.


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Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/29/2015

Gods and Monsters: Review: Poltergeist 3D (2015)


By Paula R. Stiles


Poltergeist 3D (2015). Director: Gil Kenan. Cast: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements. Country: USA.


After both parents are downsized at their jobs, a typically bland all-American family of five moves into a brand-new house in a brand-new development, only to discover it’s already occupied by angry ghosts that promply kidnap the youngest daughter. Who is psychic. Or something.

You know, normally, I like both Sam Raimi and Steven Spielberg. Despite their faults, they understand scifi, …

Paula R. StilesGods and Monsters: Review: Poltergeist 3D (2015)

Whispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/15/15


Book Two in the Fraterfamilias series, Confraternitas, is out. It’s by Judith Doloughan and our very own Paula R. Stiles. And try our latest antho, Jazz Age Cthulhu. Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Demonstra, Nickronomicon, and Sword and Mythos, all from Innsmouth Free Press, while you’re at it.

This week, we have more news and spoilers about Doctor Who, sci-fi series and Supernatural. You can access previous spoilers columns here

Paula R. StilesWhispers, Spoilers & Speculation Corner: 06/15/15